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Syrian bridal chest inlaid with mother of pearl

£1,800.00 £1,350.00

A truly one of a kind antique Syrian bridal chest inlaid with mother of pearl, silver metal wire and camel bone on walnut. It has the most intriguing medallion inlay design. It is a piece to own and cherish for life.

Size: 120cm(W)x87(H)x45cm(D)

Origin: Damascus, Syria

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Antique Syrian bridal chest inlaid with mother of pearl

Every item of the Artiquea’s Chest of Drawers collection has been carefully selected from Artiquea’s specialists for its outstanding quality and rarity.

Artiquea always makes sure that every precious piece of its collections is sold at the best price in the market.

History

Mother-of-pearl inlaid furniture has a long and prestigious history in Syria, with the pieces made specially for Artiquea requiring five-individual craftsmen and up to eight months of hard labour to complete.

Each element is made by hand in the traditional fashion without the use of power-tools and all materials are sourced in Syria from the sea and river mollusc shells for the mother-of-pearl to the walnut wood for the body of the furniture.

Notes

Mother-of-Pearl inlay for each piece is a unique design and may not necessarily match the picture

Artiquea: Handmade Antiques, Mother of Pearl Syrian Furniture in London

Artiquea is an Aladdin’s cave of antiques, paintings, handmade furniture, glassware and lighting from Syria direct to the heart of London. If you’re looking for the finest handmade Syrian furniture in London – Artiquea can help you.

Artiquea is a showroom and wholesaler supplying handmade Syrian and Middle Eastern furniture, lighting, paintings, sculptures, stone mosaic murals and other art and homeware items! Our handmade furniture are beautifully crafted and of the highest quality. Supplying Syrian antiques in London originated from an increasing gap in cultures widening conflicts affect the outlook of people all over the world in a negative way. We felt that art was the best strategy for re-connecting people and inspiring them in a positive light.

Weight 40 kg
Dimensions 130 x 100 x 60 cm